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Emergency Valve Repair Helps Power Plant Meet Operational Commitments

July 22, 2021

The Niagara Falls garbage burning plant recycles waste and transforms it into usable electricity and steam energy for multiple industrial hosts nearby. That energy is generated at the plant through nine boilers and two steam turbines.

Steam conditioning valves are utilized at the plant for turbine bypass and to supplement the turbine output if customer demand is high. The existing valves were more than 50 years old and were scheduled for replacement during a spring outage with new Fisher valves and a desuperheater system.

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